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Step 5: spread em...

You sometimes (most of the time...) need to spread the pads after putting them in. If you do, DO NOT use a screwdriver, it can gouge the pads.

Instead slide a cone wrench in between the pads and you should be ready to roll.

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Ok what do you do when the new pads are way thicker and after spreading they snap back into place meaning that they are full on all the time? <br> <br>Do not try and loosen the top brake screw to relise some of the pressure as all you're brake fluid will come out. <br>Anyone know what too do?
how come my brake pads are round? on every site i've checked; they're rectangular. if i buy rectangular ones would they fit?
What bike?
This one is my Klein Palomino. -Joe

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